We know there are lots of spring topics to cover… but this unit was designed with global themes in mind! Throughout this resource, you will teach civics, economics, science, geography, and sociology! We hope you enjoy this unit as much as we do!
Economics: Even though bees are scary to lots of people, they are critical to our survival. Bees are responsible for bringing in billions of dollars in crops. Researchers claim that every third spoonful of food depends on pollination. That means that bees are largely responsible for the food we are able to grow.
Geography: Where is Sri Lanka? Let’s find it on the map. While you’re there, you can learn all about the Asian Honeybee and its special capabilities. This eBook will also explain the problems bees are facing in this part of the world.
Science: Beekeepers have a busy day. They must clean hives, bottle honey, give the bees water, and check on the queen bee.